Tweets, lies and Weiner-gate

The Takeaway

There’s no real rhyme or reason when it comes to political sex scandals: Some politicians survive politically, while some are mired in the scandal. Rep. Anthony Weiner announced that he will not be stepping down from Congress, but some doubt that he can stay in office. The Takeaway talks to political correspondent Todd Zwillich and political consultant Karol Markowicz about Weiner’s future.


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